A 17-year-old has appeared before magistrates in Exeter after being been charged with robbery.
The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was arrested after a robbery at 6.30pm on Monday at Dial Motors, Station Road, Buckfastleigh.
A 16-year-old youth, who was also arrested in connection with the same incident, was released on police bail until October 11 pending further enquiries.
Police were called to the garage after two people entered the premises armed with a knife and an iron bar.
They threatened the assistant with violence before stealing a quantity of cash from the till.